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Marine Fisheries - Tagged Fish

Marine Fisheries

Catch a Tagged Fish?


The Division of Marine Fisheries is conducting studies of the movements and migration of red drum, dolphin and striped bass through tagging programs. In addition, N.C State University is conducting a tagging program for speckled trout.

What to do if You Encounter a Tagged Fish
We encourage all anglers who encounter tagged fish to return the tags. It is only through the tags that are returned and the supporting information provided by cooperating fishermen that we collect the data necessary for tagging projects to succeed.

Contact Information

Cobia
Anne Markwith
910-796-7215
Striped Bass
Charlton Godwin
252-381-6000
Red drum
Lee Paramore
252-473-5734
Stock Assessment
Laura Lee
252-808-8094
Spotted Seatrout
Tracy Bauer
252-808-8159
Tagging Program and Tag Returns
Michael Loeffler
252-381-6000
Southern Flounder
Michael Loeffler
252-381-6000
 

 

N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries • 3441 Arendell Street • Morehead City, NC 28557 • 252-726-7021 or 800-682-2632

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